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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Maven 3.0: just shipping a zip
Date Mon, 12 Oct 2009 07:13:07 GMT
hmm I'm using zips on a few Linux Servers, Solaris and HP-UX and had no problem so far. _Very_
old gunzip had a few problems, but I'm not sure if we have to consider them.

In any case there is still the fallback to use 'jar -x' to unzip a modern zip ;)

LieGrue,
strub

--- On Mon, 10/12/09, Jason van Zyl <jason@sonatype.com> wrote:

> From: Jason van Zyl <jason@sonatype.com>
> Subject: Re: Maven 3.0: just shipping a zip
> To: "Maven Developers List" <dev@maven.apache.org>
> Date: Monday, October 12, 2009, 8:35 AM
> Sorry, I don't grok that sentence at
> all.
> 
> On 2009-10-11, at 11:31 PM, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> 
> > Internal distributions are usually not used on
> productive Unix
> > systems, which I have in mind.
> > 
> > 
> > On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 8:28 AM, Jason van Zyl <jason@sonatype.com>
> wrote:
> >> I honestly don't care what format we use. I would
> just prefer to have one.
> >> For a long time we've just been using zips for
> internal distributions and it
> >> hasn't caused a problem. Just figured we would
> cater to the windows users
> >> because there are more of them.
> >> 
> >> On 2009-10-11, at 11:23 PM, Jochen Wiedmann
> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> Is it really worth bothering? I see no
> positive aspects, apart from
> >>> saving some bytes of space and a few words in
> the pom and/or assembly
> >>> descriptors. OTOH, you'd make us depending on
> the presence of a
> >>> "modern zip implementation", which Unix
> distributions tend to have
> >>> not. I''d strongly recommend to keep tar
> distributions.
> >>> 
> >>> Note, that you could also say that "modern
> unarchives seem to be able
> >>> to extract tar files" and recommend to drop
> the zip distribution with
> >>> roughly the same likelyhood to be correct.
> >>> 
> >>> Jochen
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 5:07 AM, Jason van Zyl
> <jason@sonatype.com>
> wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>> Modern zip implementations seem to handle
> perms and such fine, how about
> >>>> we
> >>>> just distribute a zip?
> >>>> 
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> 
> >>>> Jason
> >>>> 
> >>>>
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> >>>> Jason van Zyl
> >>>> Founder,  Apache Maven
> >>>> http://twitter.com/jvanzyl
> >>>>
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> >> Thanks,
> >> 
> >> Jason
> >> 
> >>
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> Thanks,
> 
> Jason
> 
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